Brussels to Hamburg by train

  • First train
    05:56
  • Last train
    22:57
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 21m
  • Distance
    489 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    10
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 59m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Brussels to Hamburg by train

Fast trains from Brussels to Hamburg take around 6 hours and 21 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 489 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Brussels and Hamburg.

1. Are there direct trains from Brussels to Hamburg?

Journeys between Brussels and Hamburg usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 12 departures on the route from Brussels to Hamburg every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

2. How long is the train journey from Brussels to Hamburg?

The Brussels to Hamburg train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 21 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Brussels to Hamburg train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Hamburg is usually scheduled to depart Brussels around 06:25 and the last train is around 22:57. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Brussels around 05:44, and the last at 22:56.

When to book Brussels to Hamburg train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 12 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Brussels to Hamburg by train.

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Which train companies operate between Brussels and Hamburg?

More than one train company operates on the route from Brussels to Hamburg, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • ICE
  • InterCity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Thalys

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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